The plot of the film "Devil's Advocate" reflects the career history of a young defender who is handsome, talented and intelligent. In his hometown Kevin Lomax has an extensive clientele, as he won all the lawsuits, protecting dangerous criminals, libertines and other scoundrels. A prospective lawyer moves to New York at the invitation of a well-known legal concern. Together with his beloved wife Mary Ann, he settles in luxury apartments and begins to lead a high life. Gradually Kevin moves away from his wife, whose loneliness and longing begin strange visions. But the lawyer does not believe her stories and wants nothing to notice, carried away with money, fame and her colleague. Unable to withstand the betrayal of her husband, Mary Ann ends her life with suicide. The only friend of the young lawyer in the concern also perishes under strange circumstances. These deadly events sober up Kevin and make you look carefully at the head of the concern John Milton. The film returns the viewer to the question of his life mission and eternal competition between good and evil.